Merino, 59, stepped down shortly after a crisis session of Congress called on him to quit power before 6:00 pm (2300 GMT) or face censure.
President Rodrigo Duterte asked private hospitals in the country to increase the allotment of beds for coronavirus (Covid-19) patients.
President Rodrigo Duterte will “most likely” issue a proclamation extending the country’s state of calamity.
Malacañang said former police officer Cezar Mancao II will do a good job in addressing cybercrime in the country.
The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has urged the United States military to build bases on its territory — which lies in a region where Washington is pushing back against growing Chinese influence.
Malacañang on Thursday said it respect the decision of Malaysia to ban Filipino nationals from entering their country due to the high rate of increase in coronavirus cases in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants a public discussion on proposals for the establishment of a revolutionary government in the country.
Pakistani regulators have asked YouTube to immediately block all videos they consider “objectionable” from being accessed in the country, a demand criticised by rights campaigners.
Malacañang expressed confidence that the stimulus fund under the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act will help revive the country’s pandemic-hit economy.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Saturday (Aug. 22) has expressed concerns about the alarming rise of suicides in the country.
No sense of panic!’ Francisco Duque III failed to manage country’s health system, Franklin Drilon says
Testing czar Vince Dizon dismissed the rising coronavirus infections in the country as “normal,” citing the government’s increased testing efforts.
MANILA – Administration Senator Imee Marcos is seeking an investigation over the alleged “tuition-padding” in top universities in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to unveil a roadmap that will help the country recover from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic during his his fifth State of the Nation Address, according to Malacañang.
Media giant ABS-CBN is not the only watchdog in the country, according to Malacañang.
Malacañang on Thursday thanked Vice President Leni Robredo for her recommendations on how the government should manage the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The Commission on Higher Education urged colleges and universities in the country to resume laboratory instruction and internships next year.
Law-abiding citizens of the country should not fear the newly signed anti-terrorism law, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
President Rodrigo Duterte once again defended Health Secretary Francisco Duque III amid criticism for his handling of the coronavirus disease crisis in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte feels the country is not prepared to facilitate online learning.
President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to fire officials who failed to provide assistance to health workers who fell sick or died of coronavirus.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he prefers that classes
will remain suspended in the country until a vaccine against coronavirus
Indonesia will ban all air and sea travel until June, officials said Thursday, in an apparent effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus during the holiest period on the Islamic calendar.